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CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am EST
at 8:30, kim dixon on the payroll tax cut. william mcbride and seth hanlon on >> the president's been talking a lot about taxes lately. as a c.p.a. who practiced tax for years as a member of the wames there's no one who likes to talk about tax more than i do. but, let's be honest, talking about taxes is not going to solve the problem that america faces. we have to turn to the spending side of the ledger. and furthermore, his tax proposal will kill about 700,000 jobs and do harm to the economy, again the wrong direction. host: and that was the new g.o.p. conference secretary voicing her thoughts on the fiscal cliff negotiations yesterday. and we want you to address the issue of what the g.o.p. is raising, which is address the spending problem. 202 is the area code for our numbers. that's our question this morning in this first segment of the "washington journal." you can also contact us via social media and email. you can make a comment on our facebook page, and finally send us a tweet. here is the hill newspaper from this morning. g.o.p. forget tax rates in talks on the deficit,
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
says "she has my vote." williams says i think she has been a great job for secretary of state but will not vote for her for president. andy says hillary 2016. military spouses against the wars says she will fit in perfectly with all of the other war mongerers. those are some of the facebook comments we have seen so far. we are going to begin with a republican in north carolina. caller: hey there, c-span. i am very much against hillary clinton having any elected office in america. i would like any democrats to tell me [indiscernible] during the whitewater investigation was the work under subpoena. that is evidence tampering. those are two felonies she has committed while she has been in the white house then thehost: bg that issue is something we should be concerned about customer -- do you think that issue is something we should be concerned about? drew is a democrat in baltimore. caller: good morning. host: what do you think about hillary clinton's future? caller: i think she is the next logical step that we need. my grandfather was a democrat in delaware. he served two terms. all
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am EST
together a great deal on that. host: williams mcbride and seth hanlon, thank you for being on the "washington journal." the house is coming into session right now. they will be debating the feasible. -- visa bill. the clerk: the speaker's room, washington, d.c., november 29, 2012. i hereby appoint the honorable charles j. fleischmann to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 17, 2012, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for morning hour debate. the chair will alternate recognition between the parties with each party limited to one hour and each member other than the majority and minority leaders and the minority whip limited to five minutes each, but in no event shall debate continue beyond 11:50 a.m. the chair will receive a message. the messenger: mr. speaker, a message from the senate. the secretary: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: madam secretary. the secretary: i have been dir
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
carolina, william, a democrat. we're listening to your thoughts this morning on open phones. caller: i am a new listener and a veteran. i am trying to figure out what's going on. when people see that the fiscal cliff and all this other stuff i am trying to understand, how it came about, it was from all the money being spent on war. and i wanted to mention about the veterans. we are the backbone of this country in a sense. that's what they need to focus on more. host: thanks for calling. and thanks for watching. bloomberg is reporting this morning that senator reelect elizabeth warren from massachusetts is poised to join the senate banking committee. and aside story, front page of the washington times has this piece about the former president and secret service. that's the story. the new york daily news has this picture of mitt romney shopping at costco in california and a dark hat and dark sunglasses. they did not agree on much in the presidential race, but it's clear mitt romney and joe biden share a love of bargains, both of them shopping at costco recently. and the baltimore sun has
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
, a delegation of u.s. officials, including deputy secretary of state william burns, will be javeling to algiers to encourage the algerians to play a more active role in addressing the political and security problems in northern mali. secretary clinton was in algeria to discuss mali among other issues approximately a month ago. the third challenge in mali is terrorism. we are gravely concerned about the presence and activities of terrorists and extremist groups in northern mali. al qaeda in the islamic magrab, the movement for unity and jihad in west africa known as mujoa and other affiliated groups have exploited the political unrest created by the march coup and the northern rebellion to expand their safe havens in northern mali and to impose their ideology on local communities throughout the northern part of the country. while these tactics remain alien to the vast majority of the population in the affected areas, aqim and majoa have established at least temporary relationships with a number of groups in northern mali and currently control the key cities of timbuktu, and n
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 10:00am EST
:00 p.m. my presented, jasper williams, is the pastor. my last home safe event helped hundreds of homeowners temporarily lower their mortgage payments and i expect to help hundreds more after this weekend's event. the event is free and i hope georgians who need help will attend. for more information contact me at hankjohnson.house.gov. thank you. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? without objection, the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for one minute. mr. pallone: thank you, mr. speaker. the message from the american people is loud and clear. extend the middle class tax cuts now. republicans are holding hostage tax cuts for 98% of americans and 97% of small businesses to give more tax breaks to the wealthiest americans. and once again republicans playing politics with something that will help americans get back as we work to repair the damage that eight years of republican leadership created. democrats have a commonsense solution and we can't wait around any lon
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
time as a trustee that i had the wonderful opportunity to get to know the late monsignor william kerr who served as laroche's president for 12 years. it was during his tenure that the college established the scholarship program for outstanding college-age men and women from conflict and post conflict nations such as rwanda and boss kneea. the i.n.s. -- bosnia. the institute allows students to receive an education at laroche college to study leadership and diplomacy in return for their agreement to return to their host country, home country, after graduation to help engage in the peace process and rebuild their nations. the institute successfully reflects the college's vision and mission to foster global citizenship. and that program over the years has created a bond with some of these countries, it is unlike any other institution of higher learning, in america. it has had students go through the program that have gone back to their home countries, that have very successfully become leaders in those countries and we are better off as a nation and as a global community because of t
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
tax cut enacted in 2010 ended a plan to extend it. then, more on the payroll tax cut with william mcbride and sf hamlin -- and seth hamlin. they will discuss the impact of the cut on the current economy. "washington journal," live thursday at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> the authors of the simpson- bowles debt reduction plan talk about the fiscal cliff and choices facing congress. both alan simpson and erskine bowles have emphasized the need for revenue increases and entitlement reform. they have urged congress to reach a compromise. this is hosted by the "christian science monitor." >> here we go. our guest this morning are erskine bowles and senator alan simpson, a co-chairman of the national commission on fiscal responsibility and reform and co-founders of the campaign to fix the debt or as the new york times called them this morning, the debt duo. their last joint appearance with us was in november of 2010. let me thank them both for a much for coming back. we're all trying to fix the nation's fiscal woes. erskine bowles is president the university of north carolina. he als
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00am EST
fiscal cliff with armstrong williams. we will also be joined by sam goldfarb. live on c-span every day at 7:00 eastern. over the next hour and a half, some of yesterday's events involving the fiscal cliff. first, house leaders discuss how continuing negotiations may affect the schedule. in half of an hour, senate leaders comment on the fiscal cliff. after that, house speaker john boehner and minority leader nancy pelosi followed by president obama's comments. the house of representatives has finished their business for the week. they looked ahead to how negotiations on the fiscal cliff might affect the house schedule. this is half an hour. hank the gentleman. i yield to the majority leader. mr. cantor: i thank the gentleman, mr. speaker. on monday, no votes are expected in the house. on tuesday the house will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. on wednesday the house will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. on thursday the house will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative busines
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
the corps of engineers. mr. william craig fugate, administrator for the federal emergency management agency, mr. andrew velazquez, regional administrator, reasonon five for the federal emergency management agency, ms. beth freeman, regional administrator region seven for the federal emergency management agency, in which we point out this impending problem. . now i'm not the only one talking about this. every member of congress along that corridor are receiving phone calls, letters, emails, we have all sorts of groups out there very much worried about this problem needing to be solved. and it can be solved. but it appears that the corps of engineers has an annual operating plan. and this annual operating plan determines how much water they are table release from the missouri river into the mississippi river in the wintertime. and i understand that, that they have to have a plan. but most people in america know that when you have exceptional circumstances, you have some emergency, you have some unintended consequence, that you have to make alternative plans. and so those senators that
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
foreign service officer, william boudreau, worked in the state department operations center, which serves as a direct line of communications to all american missions. based on his service, boudreau is confident that alerts from benghazi were delivered to the white house during the attack. boudreau believes the following questions must be explained -- why the delay in labeling the attack as terrorism, why did they allow ambassador stevens go to benghazi? why did they refuse request to enhance security? the american people deserve answers to these questions. i appreciate the service of marty johnson, promoting snow bell address on its success. those reaching out to children who suffered a loss since september 11. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget the global war on terrorism. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio rise? mr. kucinich: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. kucinich: america's economic collapse was fed by wall street greed in the form of a $6 trillion hou
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
and that is the reason, for now, the debate is still ongoing. host: william, a republican caller, from florida. caller: i look at the united states as a family. i'm the head of my family. i'm having financial difficulties. is there any indication that america can get foreign investments back to use the money for our citizens? i'm concerned about that. as the head of my family, these things should be looked at seriously. the congress and the house should look at it. host: mr. chu. guest: that is a good point. this is another point of contention that has been talked about on wall street. if you can somehow get capital back into this country that it can then be used for things like reinvesting, hiring more people, opening new factories, that kind of thing. right now, yes. a lot of ceos, especially those who have expansive foreign operations, if you ask them why they have kept all their money overseas and have not brought it back to the united states, a lot of it has to do with the tax code. whether you believe the tax code we have now is right or wrong, in the best interest for the
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
with armstrong williams. then the tax writer for cq roll call will take your questions about what is known as tax expenditures. washington journal is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. our coverage of the fiscal cliff has reached speaking with the house speaker and the minority leader. president obama speech to members of the business roundtable about the negotiations and the economy. he told ceos he would not negotiate. because of technical problems, we can only show you part of his remarks. >> we are grateful for both the electricity and the engagement we have had with members of your team. i know your team has really reached out significantly over the last few months to many people in this room and i know personally, the outreach to us is genuine and we know you are seeking solutions. but that was outlined very sincerely this morning when we met with jack and the rest of the team. i hope you get the same sense of purpose and commitment from us as we engage with you. there aren't a lot of wallflowers' in here. we are eager for a two-way exchange nonetheless. hopefully your tak
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
office by william hurt -- heard, who asked him to raise the debt ceiling. i think he was inaugurated january 20. there were five immediate meetings to raise it. they told him the government would go out of business february 18. several senators flipped and held him a birthday party to celebrate they raised the debt ceiling, but byrd held out and got several military and upgrades in his state. playbook. can you comment on 1981? guest: i think what you are trying to say is they used that ceiling as leverage to force a budget deal. yes, that has been used in the past. raising the debt ceiling is very important. it seems difficult to understand why we're taking on more debt. the reality is you cannot get to lower deficits and reducing the debt unless we have some kind of budget agreement that starts to bring them the deficit long term. you do not want to play with the u.s. economy. not raising the debt ceiling can create all kinds of problems. it could potentially make the u.s. currency no longer the world currency. that means some of the benefits we enjoy in this economy would disappear
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
with william mcbride of the tax foundation and seth hanlin of the center for american progress. they'll discuss whether it should be extended and the impact on the current economy. plus your emails, phone calls and tweets. "washington journal," live, thursday, at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. tonight on c-span, several events looking at the tax hikes and budget cuts of the fiscal cliff and what may need to happen to reach a compromise between the white house and the congress. we'll show you discussions and comments from speaker boehner and representive larson of connecticut. >> washburne worked his way up, went to harvard, went to illinois, in galena. he arrived after a month's journey by ship, stagecoach, by train, arrived in this steam boat in this muddy mining town. boarded himself in a log cabin, established a law practice in a log cabin and slowly worked his way up and became a successful lawyer in galena and got involved politically, ran for congress, served eight terms and then befriended abraham lincoln, obviously from illinois, and then ulysses s. grant, also from galen
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 10:00am EST
objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, william from humble, texas, wrote me this about tax increases and how it will affect him and his family. he says, it seems to me that too many of us are going to be hit with a big tax increase next year. i can't afford to pay any more taxes. my family lives paycheck to paycheck. we stand to lose everything we've worked for. stop taxes from going up. with obamacare and tax increases, i have a feeling my family has no chance to get ahead. tell me my grandchildren will have a good life? i don't see it. i can't sleep at night worrying about the condition this country is in. help hardworking people. mr. speaker, washington has a taxing problem and not a spending problem. because the power to tax is the power to destroy, and that's just the way it is i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from new york seek recognition? without objection, the gentleman from new york is recognized for one minute. mr. higgins: history has shown that
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